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Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 9am – UN Women, then Justice Matters with Second Heart Homes

Written by on Sunday, November 14, 2021

This Wednesday, November 17 at 9am, we talked to Scott Osborne, head of the Gulf Coast Chapter of UN Women about their upcoming actions, gender violence and about the fight for women’s and girls’ rights in a changing Afghanistan. Check out the Global Gender Gap Report from the World Economic Forum.

Missed the show? Hear it or any past shows at our archive  – archive.wslr.org.

Then, since this is the third Wednesday of the month, we had this month’s installment of Justice Matters with Legal Aid of Manasota CEO Linda Harradine and 12th Judicial Circuit Public Defender Larry Eger. They were joined by 12th Judicial County Court Judge Erika Quartermaine and Megan Howell, CEO of Second Heart Homes. Judge Quartermaine and Megan discussed Second Heart Homes’ program, which provides support and housing for the mentally ill homeless population in our area, as well as the positive impacts of the 12th Judicial Circuit’s Comprehensive Treatment Court, which processes criminal defendants to appropriately address the severity of the identified mental illness through treatment services tailored to the individual needs of the participant.